A rootkit is a program that has access to the operating system, and this hidden know to keep for the computer's administrator. It is difficult to determine whether a computer is infected with a rootkit.
On this page you will find an overview of free anti-rootkit software that allows you to rootkits on your computer to detect and remove.
GMER is a free program that rootkits can recognize and remove. The program can rootkits detect that deep in the operating system are hidden. The program is only suitable for more advanced computer users.
Before you use a system file to delete it, you can have the security experts on an internet forum to check whether this is the right decision.
The program scans your Windows operating system, among other hidden processes, hidden modules, hidden files, and hidden registry keys. When the software will not start could it be a rootkit that's already on the computer, the program blocks. You can get around this by using the file, which by default is gmer.exe is called, a other name to give.
GMER is one of the most prominent tools in this category. It is also integrated in other security software such as Avast! Antivirus.
GMER has the following characteristics:
McAfee Stinger is a free tool that is suitable only for system administrators and security experts.
The Windows program is not a total solution but it is only intended to manually scan for specific rootkits and viruses. You can select whether the program only needs to report, or that infected files have been deleted or need to be repaired.
McAfee Stinger has the following characteristics:
Sophos Rootkit Removal is part of the free virus scanner Sophos. This tool is unfortunately only available for Windows and not translated into Dutch.
Many virus scanners have difficulty rootkits to detect that are already present on the computer before you install the scanner. Sophos Virus Removal Tool also claims the rootkits deep in the operating system nestled his removal.
The Virus Removal Tool offers no continuous protection against rootkits, viruses, and other threats. After installation, you must set the scan manually after which all malicious programs from your computer.
Sophos Rootkit Removal has the following features:
TDSSKiller is a free tool from Kaspersky to both known and unknown rootkits to detect and remove.
Just like the other programs in this list is also TDSSKiller is only suitable for advanced users who have great knowledge about operating systems and the processes that run.
Download and install one of the versions programs Anti-rootkit for Windows 10 (x32, 64 bit, 86).
Devices: Desktop PC, Laptop (ASUS, HP, DELL, Acer, Lenovo, MSI), Ultrabook
OS 32, 64 bit: Professional, Enterprise, Education, Home Edition, vesions: 1507, 1511, 1607, 1703, 1709, 1803, 1809